Monthly Archives: February 2011

The People of Egypt Have Spoken

Obama: The people of Egypt have spoken | The Cable …We saw protestors chant… ‘We are peaceful, again and again.’ We saw a military that would not fire bullets at the people they were sworn to protect. And we saw

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Here’s Our Attempt to Publish the Most Idiotically Retrograde and Reactionary Column Yet Written on the Events in Egypt!

Editorial: What Egyptians Really Want –   This empirical evidence refutes the sympathetic narrative broadcast as a continuous loop in the media over the past fortnight. Even after getting beat up by anti-American mobs, CNN’s Anderson Cooper portrayed rioters

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Revolutionary Messianic Thought for the Day

That it goes back to the sources of monotheism is important not because the sources automatically validate it, or even less because the recognition might boost Jewish pride (almost a contradiction in terms given the status of humility in Judaism), or American patriotism (whose proper object is an idea, not a land or a dead history), but because the prophetic sources of Judaism and Americanism are also the prophetic sources of Christianity and Islam, and make the same logic available, as it is grasped, to all Jews, all Christians, all Muslims, and to all those who, like the first recipients of the prophecy, come into contact with it from non-monotheistic orientations.

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Post-Mubarak Egypt: The Military’s Task

Red Alert: Mubarak Resigns, Military is in Charge | STRATFOR   Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman delivered the following statement Feb. 11: “In the name of God the merciful, the compassionate, citizens, during these very difficult circumstances Egypt is going

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The Price of Panic-Mongering on the Right

A Tough Spot – The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan   Call it the Andy McCarthy effect. Once you give conservatism’s premier platform to a man who argues that President Obama is allied with our radical Islamist enemy in

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Assyria next! – UPDATED

And the Eternal shall make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the Eternal that day; yea, they shall worship with sacrifice and offering, and shall vow a vow unto the Eternal and shall perform it… –Isaiah 19:21

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Three Weeks in Egypt (Photos)

Three Weeks in Egypt – Alan Taylor – In Focus – The Atlantic (48 Photos) Three Weeks in Egypt

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On the uprising in Egypt

MEMRI: Iranian Leader Ali Khamenei Calls Upon Egyptian Army to Join Masses in Ousting Hosni Mubarak

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On avoiding writing about Israel

Philip Weiss flags a post by Conor Friedersdorf under the title “Why bloggers avoid writing about Israel.” Friedersdorf describes having passed on a link regarding Rand Paul’s proposal to put U.S. aid to Israel on the proverbial table.  The link

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Stop worrying about the Muslim Brotherhood so much, losers

How Democracy Became Halal – For the Egyptian people, the Brothers are not an enigma — they have been around since 1928. Unlike the revolutionary mullahs of Iran, who wrote books that almost no one outside the clergy read,

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